Few might consider books and their availability to be a top agenda item for Africa when the continent faces the enormous pressures of poverty, war, famine and AIDS. But in a global economy that is increasingly centered on access to knowledge and information, books continue to be a critical key to solving a nation's problems and learning remains a critical element in a nation's arsenal of strategies for survival.
Citation: Carnegie Corporation of New York. Revitalizing Africa Libraries (Carnegie Corporation of New York, 2000)
Higher Education and Research in Africa